Chick-fil-A Introduces New Smokehouse BBQ Bacon Sandwich

A couple summers ago, we brought you news of Chick-fil-A testing a new sandwich called the Smokehouse BBQ Bacon Sandwich.  The national release is now underway for the new Smokehouse BBQ Bacon Sandwich and it’ll be available until August 19.  This 500-calorie sandwich features grilled chicken topped with a new bacon coated in a brown sugar pepper blend. There’s also Colby Jack cheese, leaf lettuce and a new Smokehouse BBQ sauce.  The new sandwich is served on a new Hawaiian style bun. Priced starting at $5.59.  Also new to the Chick-fil-A menu is the Watermelon Mint Lemonade which was designed to complement the flavors of the new Smokehouse BBQ sandwich. The new drink is made with Chick-fil-A’s fresh-squeezed lemonade mixed with watermelon and mint flavors.  Priced starting at $1.85 for the small.

5 comments on “Chick-fil-A Introduces New Smokehouse BBQ Bacon Sandwich

  1. Will B. says:

    Excellent, something new to try for lunch that isn’t obscene on the calories. I love BBQ style sandwiches, but they’re usually huge or loaded down with extra fried items, this should easily fit in the lunch spot without problem, as long as I get the chicken soup instead of the fries.

  2. H says:

    That sandwich was meh. at best

  3. Bubbsy says:

    Hmmmm…. Anybody who has ever gotten that common supermarket co-jack cheese knows exactly how a thick waxy unmelted slice of that will taste and how it will overpower the sandwich – a surprisingly unnecessary and mundane addition to a legendary sandwich. Should use a different cheese if they’re not going to melt it, like a gouda or swiss or provolone.

  4. brad says:

    I’d like to try this with fried chicken, the filet was just like every other grilled fast food chicken— terrible.

    Also the cheese was indeed overpowering as Bubbsy was afraid.

    Good bun and sauce though.

  5. doctorx0079 says:

    I just had one and I thought the best part was the chicken itself. Well salted and nice grilled flavor. The bacon was okay. The cheese got kind of lost though. But it was melted. Overall the regular grilled chicken sandwich and the chicken club are better.

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